|On Varese's Ionisation, 1973 - Edgar Varese, Nicolas Slonimsky, David Cloud|
This program was produced for broadcast on the 40th anniversary of the world premiere of Ionisation, a percussion work by Edgar Varese. Nicolas Slonimsky, who conducted that performance, reminisces about the event with David Cloud of KPFK. Recorded on March 6, 1973. Varese's music was one of the first pieces in Western Classical music history performed solely on percussion instruments. Using a variety of conventional (snare drum, bass drum) and unconventional sources (sirens, Lion's roar), the m...
Keywords: Interview; New Music; Orchestral Music; Edgar Varese
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|Other Minds Presents: Post-Screening Q & A with Frank Scheffer and Chou Wen-Chung - Other Minds|
Following the Other Minds sponsored, U. S. premiere of the film “Edgard Varèse: The One All Alone,” held in San Francisco on April 19, 2010, Charles Amirkhanian talks with the film’s director, Frank Scheffer, and Varèse’s student and protégé, the Chinese composer Chou Wen-Chung. Dutch director Scheffer makes it clear that his film is not an attempt to visually interpret Varèse’s music, something that he would consider impossible and ill-advised...
Keywords: Other Minds; Edgar Varese; Frank Scheffer; Chou Wen-chung; lecture; Panel Discussion; Avant-Garde; Motion pictures; Music
|Break Iron Walls, Draw Tawdry Curtains - Ken Fox|
Episode of Naval Aviation In Audio, Radio program on Regina Community Radio. No.220, aired June 26, 2013. A belated summer solstice episode, with more passages from the Book of Ezekiel (Commuters Audio Bible) and readings from Cosmic Orgasm: The Music Of Iancu Dumitrescu, a new book from Unkant Press edited by Andy Wilson. This recording contains several “gaps” each lasting about 10 seconds, where the connection failed...
Keywords: Unkant; Cosmic Orgasm; Iancu Dumitrescu; Andy Wilson; Out To Lunch; Stiffed; Edgar Varese; Derek Bailey; John Zorn; William Parker; Young Spirit; Muscle Bitches
|Another Flask Of Weird 08 13 1983 - Jerry Modjeski|
While partner Chuck Isle was away in Scranton, Pennsylvania, this AFOW solo show hosted by Jerry Modjeski featured records by Chet Atkins, Object Lessons, Buddy Morrow, Sauter-Finegan, Dusty Springfield, Chick Corea & Gary Burton, Edgar Varese, Jason & The Scorchers, Link Wray, XTC. Sponsored by Little Dan, a method of coffee. Thanks to Brian Anderson. KFAI, Minneapolis aircheck captures Johnny Fields' Good n' Country with two Jimmy Day instrumentals.
Keywords: another flask of weird; scorchedear; KFAI; Brian Anderson; Chet Atkins; Object Lessons; Link Wray; Jason & The Scorchers; XTC; Buddy Morrow; Sauter-Finegan; Dusty Springfield; Chick Corea; Gary Burton; Edgar Varese; collage; sound collage; Johnny Fields; Jimmy Day; jerry modjeski; chuck isle